Terms of Use / User Agreement

Updated December 2013

BY USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU INDICATE YOUR AGREEMENT WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.

For the purposes of this agreement, the "WEBSITE" will be defined as all material, documents, elements and processes that are provided by Kompoz for the functioning of the Website (kompoz.com).

Terms and Conditions

The Website may only be used as permitted by these terms and conditions.

Kompoz.com provides the Website for use only by the individuals who agree to these Terms, and only for those individuals' personal use. The user is not permitted to commercially exploit the information or transfer it to any third party. Any reprinting, sublicensing, copying, modifying, publishing, assignment, transfer, sales, or other distribution of Website or any of its elements is prohibited without the prior written consent of kompoz.com. The user may not copy, reverse engineer, translate, port, modify, or make derivative works of the Website. The user may not rent, disclose, publish, sell, assign, lease, sublicense, market, or transfer the Website. The user may not derive or attempt to derive the source code or structure of all or any portion of the Website by reverse engineering, disassembly, decompilation, or any other means. The user may not use the Materials to operate an information bureau. The Website may not be copied, even if modified or merged with other data or software. The user will not alter or remove any copyright notice or proprietary legend contained in or on the Website.

Copyright

Users agree not to use the Kompoz Web Site to exchange files or content that is copyrighted (except by parties involved in Kompoz collaborations) or that is otherwise illegal to transfer. Kompoz reserves the right to suspend or otherwise terminate file or content exchanges it believes infringe on rights of others.

Kompoz does not claim any rights to a user's music, including the right to sell the user's music, other than the right to use, broadcast and display it in the Kompoz Web Site and the rights set forth below.

By uploading files to any project or publicly accessible areas of the Website, you grant Kompoz worldwide, non-exclusive perpetual license(s) to use, broadcast and publicly display such content on the Website in connection with the Website, the operation of the Website and in connection with Kompoz's business on a basis free of compensation of any kind. Furthermore, Kompoz is granted the non-exclusive right to advertise, promote and market the composition through any and all methods, means and media, whether now known or hereafter devised.

Open Music Agreement

By submitting your music to a public project on kompoz.com, you are allowing others to build and improve upon your work. You are not giving up ownership of your music, but are offering some rights to others under a certain set of conditions. In particular, by submitting audio files and supporting materials, you are agreeing that your music is licensed under the license agreement defined for the project to which you are submitting music. Most often, this license agreement is one of the Creative Commons licenses. Further, by submitting files and supporting materials, you acknowledge that you have read the full license applicable for each project to which you are contributing, and the designations above, and that you agree with the content.

The user further understands and agrees that the project owners may publish a completed mix for a project, which may or may not include the user's contributions. If your contributions are included in a published mix, the project owner will be required to provide attribution to your work.

Code of Conduct

Users agree not to use the Website to upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content that is harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, vulgar, obscene, hateful, pornographic, libelous, or otherwise objectionable.

Kompoz, reserves the right without prior notice to remove content deemed, in its sole discretion, to be objectionable.

User agrees not to upload any content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party; upload submissions that users do not have a right to make available under applicable law or any contractual or fiduciary relationships; impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent themselves or their affiliation with any person or entity; upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation or commercial solicitation; upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; intimidate or harass another user; or, use or attempt to use another user's account, service or system without prior written authorization from Kompoz, LLC, or create a false identity on the Kompoz Web Site.

Kompoz reserves the right to suspend and/or delete users that engage in behavior that, in Kompoz's sole discretion, is objectionable or incompatible with the goals of the Website.

In the event a user fails to respond to Kompoz notifications through its messenging system for a period of one year, Kompoz has the right to terminate the member and any benefits, or rights of the member due to his/her activities on the site will accrue to Kompoz.

No Warranties

The Materials may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Kompoz has the right to make changes and updates to any information contained on the Website without prior notice.

The Website is provided on an "as is" basis without warranties of any kind. No information given by Kompoz, its affiliates, or their respective employees will create any warranty.

This warranty will not apply to the extent that any provision of this warranty is prohibited by any federal, state, or local law that cannot be preempted.

Disclaimer of Liability

The user has elected to use this site on his/her own, has no expectation of site reliability, utility, etc. The user agrees to indemnify Kompoz for any damage he/she experiences as a result of using the site.

No Endorsement

Reference to any products, services, processes, hypertext links to third parties or other information by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not imply its endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation by Kompoz.

Kompoz has the right to terminate user's access to this service at any time without notice. Kompoz reserves the right to discontinue or modify any of the information contained on this Website at any time. Kompoz. Kompoz has the right to modify these terms and conditions at any time. This agreement will be governed by the laws of the United States of America. If any provision of this Agreement is declared invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of this Agreement will remain in effect. The user agrees to comply with all applicable laws in using this Website.

Kompoz PLUS Membership

The current rates for a Kompoz PLUS Membership are one month for $5.00 USD and 1 year for $49.00 USD. A PLUS Membership offers the Purchaser the capabilities listed on the Kompoz pricing page. All purchases are final. Purchaser agrees that PLUS Membership privileges are non-refundable in the event that the Purchaser chooses to cancel his/her membership. No refund will be made in the event of termination of Purchaser's membership due to a violation of the Terms of Use. Purchaser acknowledges, agrees and authorizes Kompoz, LLC to renew Purchaser's monthly PLUS Membership, automatically, every month, or yearly PLUS Membership, automatically, every year, until such time as Purchaser instructs Kompoz, LLC to stop the renewals. Renewals can be stopped from the My Account page at kompoz.com.

Kompoz PRO Membership

The current rates for a Kompoz PRO Membership are one month for $20.00 USD and 1 year for $199.00 USD. A PRO Membership offers the Purchaser the capabilities listed Kompoz pricing page. All purchases are final. Purchaser agrees that PRO Membership privileges are non-refundable in the event that the Purchaser chooses to cancel his/her membership. No refund will be made in the event of termination of Purchaser's membership due to a violation of the Terms of Use. Purchaser acknowledges, agrees and authorizes Kompoz, LLC to renew Purchaser's monthly PRO Membership, automatically, every month, or yearly PRO Membership, automatically, every year, until such time as Purchaser instructs Kompoz, LLC to stop the renewals. Renewals can be stopped from the My Account page at kompoz.com.

Copyright Notice

Copyright © 2007-2014, kompoz.com. All rights reserved. Reproduction of any material is prohibited. Permission to use all documents and related graphics and any other material from this World Wide Web site is subject to these Terms and Conditions.